Age of Awareness
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Age of Awareness

The color green

Rescuing myself in a summer of doom

Photo by Delia Giandeini on Unsplash

Yesterday, I discovered with delight that the baby fig tree I rescued has pushed forth several tiny, emerald-green hands from its formerly leafless, slender, mottled-grey branches. I am overjoyed. When I first noticed the tree, my neighbors had already been in Lebanon for some time. It was clear nothing had been watered all summer, or even longer. In fact, it’s clear my…

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